October 2, 2013 Also: The Peruvian "Lucha Libro" competition; Elizabeth Gilbert on literary snobbery; and what the Greek poet Cavafy has to tell us about political gridlock.
An aerial view of the Caral-Supe site.
February 26, 2013 Civilization cannot live on anchovies alone. The ancient Norte Chico people of Peru were long thought to have built a complex society in South America while dining on a diet based on the tiny fish. But archaeologists now say they ate the food that fueled empires throughout the hemisphere — corn.
Potatoes come in all colors, like these Red Erik, Snowball, Cariboo, Purple Peruvian, Caribe and French Red varieties.
August 2, 2012 Will tomorrow's U.S. supermarket stock 10 kinds of potatoes? Potato geneticist Chuck Brown hopes so. He's been working to introduce the American market to purple, orange and red potato varieties, and bring back the sizzle potatoes once enjoyed.
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January 13, 2012 Joran van der Sloot, the 24-year-old Dutchman who remains the prime suspect in the still-unsolved 2005 disappearance of Holloway in Aruba, killed 21-year-old Stephany Flores in 2010.
Dutch national Joran Van der Sloot as he arrived for a court hearing earlier today (Jan. 11, 2012) at the Lurigancho prison in Lima.
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January 11, 2012 Joran Van Der Sloot killed 21-year-old Stephany Flores on May 30, 2010, five years to the day after Holloway's went missing in Aruba. He has been arrested twice, but never charged, in relation to the Alabama teen's disappearance.
August 18, 2010 Peruvian Court Orders Lori Berenson Back To Prison
June 17, 2008 All about "uncontacted" tribes in the Amazon with explorer Scott Wallace.
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